Rail passengers urged to check before they travel this Christmas and New Year as major upgrades are planned
Passengers in Norfolk, Suffolk, Essex and East London are advised to check before they travel this Christmas and in early 2019 as major railway upgrades are planned.
Extra track ready to be installed on the Felixstowe branch line as part of major upgrade
Network Rail engineers have installed 2,300 sleepers along with ballast, the stones that form the track bed, ready for the start of the installation of track in the coming months.
Reedham junction and re-signalling works completed as part of Network Rail’s wider Railway Upgrade Plan
The £68m modernisation of the Norwich Yarmouth Lowestoft railways took a major step forward last week (19 – 29 October) towards the switch-over from a Victorian era signalling system as the third phase of re-signalling works were completed following a nine-day suspension of rail services.
Transformation of Wherry lines continues with autumn works at Reedham junction
Network Rail is preparing to deliver the next phase of works to upgrade the signaling systems and track as part of the £68m Norwich, Yarmouth, Lowestoft (NYL) re-signalling project this weekend. Engineers will continue to upgrade some of the oldest signals in the country, improving safety and journeys for passengers travelling on the Wherry lines.
Motorists urged to size up their vehicles as Cambridgeshire railway bridge is hit for 15th time
Network Rail is urging drivers in Cambridgeshire to "wise up and size up" their vehicle and plan their route before they head out on their journey after a transit van was the 15th vehicle to hit a railway bridge in Stonea, near March, this year.
Major rail upgrades completed at Witham to make Norwich to London main line services more reliable
Major upgrades have been carried out at Witham, Essex to make the Norwich to London main line more reliable and resilient, meaning fewer delays for passengers.
CCTV shows distracted drivers risking their lives at a level crossing as one in ten drivers in Anglia say they wont wait over five minutes
CCTV footage released by Network Rail today shows the impact of being distracted at level crossings as new research reveals that one in ten drivers in Anglia would wait no more than five minutes at the barriers. In the last five years, there has been an increase in the number of near misses at level crossings on Anglia's rail network.
Network Rail’s leaf-busting teams prepare to keep trains moving on the Anglia rail network
Network Rail is carrying out a plan of action across Anglia to combat leaves on the line which can cause delays throughout the autumn months.
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